SIMV

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Related to Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation: dysreflexia, Bipap, Permissive hypercapnia, Pressure Support Ventilation
AcronymDefinition
SIMVSynchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation
SIMVSynchronized Intermittent Mechanical Ventilation
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Patient-ventilator interactions during partial ventilatory support: a preliminary study comparing the effects of adaptive support ventilation with synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation plus inspiratory pressure support.
The patient was transferred to the intensive care unit of anesthesia and "synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation with pressure support" was given.
When admitted into the cardiovascular surgery intensive care unit postoperatively, all patients were sedated with Diprivan (Propofol) and on assist controlled (A/C) ventilation (n=9) except one patient (n=1) who was on synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation (SIMV).
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